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Itinerary

Following early morning pickup at your Rio de Janeiro accommodation, board an air-conditioned minivan and head straight to the Statue of Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor). Travel through Tijuca National Park, and spend ample time admiring views beside one of the New7Wonders of the World.

Then, take a cable car to the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar) for more spectacular vistas of Rio. Following a break for lunch at a restaurant in Ipanema, continue to Maracanã Stadium and the Sambadrome to admire the exterior of each.

Tick off the Lapa Neighborhood, the Selarón Staircase (Escadaria Selarón), and Rio de Janeiro Cathedral on a panoramic tour, and see the extravagant interior of São Bento Monastery on a guided tour.

Plus, take in the beaches of Flamengo and Botafogo before your tour concludes with hotel drop-off.

Locations visited
Tijuca National Park
Sugarloaf Mountain
Sao Bento Monastery
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Overview
Whether you’re spending a little or a lot of time in Rio de Janeiro, this tour provides a great introduction to the cultural capital of Brazil. For maximum convenience, travel between Rio landmarks in an air-conditioned coach bus to guarantee safety and security. Tick off Copacabana Beach, the Statue of Christ the Redeemer, and Sugarloaf Mountain in a small group limited to 14, and receive hotel pickup and drop-off, too.
Highlights
  • Gain a comprehensive overview of Rio de Janeiro on a sightseeing tour 
  • A great way for first-time visitors to orient themselves 
  • Travel between landmarks with ease in an air-conditioned coach 
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off are included
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Highly recommended

Vincente our tour guide made this trip very enjoyable! He was very informative and enthusiastic throughout the day. The trip was a great introduction to Rio. I would highly recommend this day trip. We were the first group to reach Christ the redeemer too :)

Thank Azra J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Highly recommend!

Really enjoyed the tour, our guide Vincent was excellent, funny & informative with great local tips! And the driver Robert was a great singer! The tour early start at 7am was well worth it - it really helped beat the queues & other tour groups!

Thank Jacinta C
Reviewed 6 days ago
Well planned and narrated tour of Rio de Janeiro

Very friendly and accommodating. Our guide planned our day very well so we didn’t waste time. We visited all the sites I wanted to see plus a few that I hadn’t planned. We had a great time. Well worth the money!

Thank Sp1rit67
Reviewed 1 week ago
Full Day Complete Tour of Rio de Janeiro

Maria Sandra is an excellent tour guide. She went above and beyond explaining every little detail about Rio. Highly recommend her.

Thank Arp716
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Best tour agent in Rio

I recommend Carioca Tropical Tour Operator for your local sightseeing in Rio de Janeiro Brazil Madam Sandra is a very good english speaking tour guide.

Thank jeevan p
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mareneemanuel
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Most of the time you will be in an air-conditioned bus. The walking is minimal, the most walking you will do will be at Sugar Loaf, but there are cable cars both ways, and some steps. You have plenty of time to take it... More
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